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Japan versus China in the South China Sea

Tokyo right to expand its military role, but only in close alliance with the US

| Japan

Japan has sent a submarine to the South China Sea for the first time since the Second World War, to participate in military exercises.

The Kuroshio last month joined the country's newest helicopter-carrying destroyer, Kaga, in combined anti-submarine warfare operations with the U.S. Navy.

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